Cybersecurity Professionals in Demand

A recent report places the number of cybersecurity jobs in the Maryland area just behind tech heavy municipalities in California.

In 2012 the World Economic Forum named cybersecurity as one of the top five global risks. As such, the demand for expertise in cyber security is likely to grow. Sandor Boyson, a cybersecurity expert has identified a need for “…expertise tha[t] can be applied to business, policy, and international issues”.

With a need for professionals in this field, concerns have been raised about the lack of qualified and interested people available to take positions within the industry. As a result, the industry is attempting to encourage and prepare young people to pursue challenging and fast-paced careers in cybersecurity.